Last updated: December 1, 2010
Lab Exam 2 Study Guide
In addition to the vocabulary, figures and concepts below, you are also responsible for all material covered in lecture and all reading assignments listed on the syllabus.
perched water table
cone of depression
What percentage of unfrozen freshwater is groundwater?
What is porosity and what is permeability?
Which earth materials make good aquifers and which make good aquitards?
What is a recharge area?
What is the water table and how does groundwater flow?
What are the differences between a confined, an unconfined, a perched, and an artesian aquifer?
How does the cone of depression form and how does it affect groundwater flow?
What are some effects of removal of large quantities of groundwater?
What is Karst topography and what type of rock does it most commonly form in?
Recognize the following Karst features and understand how they form:
stalagmites and stalactites